AASL Post: 6 Amazing Books to Inspire Your Library Space Design

AASL Post: 6 Amazing Books to Inspire Your Library Space Design | Want to change up your library space? Check out these books for some great recommendations.

I’ve been studying library space design a lot the last few months.  I’m currently working on a book for ISTE, tentatively titled Reimagining Library Spaces, that will be out sometime in the fall.  As I’ve been going through research, I thought it would be great to share some of my favorite learning space design books that have influenced my writing and thinking.

Click on over to AASL Knowledge Quest and check out my post

In the post, I discuss six of my favorite learning space design books.  Some focus more on classrooms or whole schools, others focus more on library space design.  All of them can offer fantastic ideas and inspiration.

Find some library space design inspiration in:

Go check out the post on AASL Knowledge Quest to learn more about these awesome books.

Note: Two of the books from my makerspace list are also some of my favorites for learning space design: The Third Teacher and Make Space. I want this post to focus on titles I haven’t reviewed on here yet, but make sure you check out those two if you haven’t yet.


Diana Rendina, MLIS, is a middle school media specialist/teacher librarian in Tampa, FL. She is the creator of the blog RenovatedLearning.com & is also a monthly contributor to AASL Knowledge Quest. Diana is the winner of the 2016 ISTE Outstanding Young Educator Award, the 2015 ISTE Librarians Network Secondary Award, the 2015 AASL Frances Henne Award & the 2015 SLJ Build Something Bold Award. She is an international speaker on the Maker Movement and has presented at conferences including AASL, FETC & ISTE. Diana co-authored Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace with Colleen and Aaron Graves (to be published August 2017). She is also the author of the forthcoming ISTE book, Reimagining Library Spaces.

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